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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
Precedents
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 19th May
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Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May

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Is there a time limit for individuals to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office about a company that they suspect has breached the...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Baines of Mishcon de Reya 13th Jul
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What are the UKCA marking and UKNI marking, and when are they needed?A ‘UK Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) marking is a product marking introduced as a...
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13th Jul
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Can NHS trusts charge a fee to the police for providing them with copies of patient medical records?In answering this query, it has been assumed that...
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Have the standard contractual clauses (model clauses) been updated for the General Data Protection Regulation?Background to the standard contractual...
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30th Jun
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
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30th Jun
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What is meant by ‘categories of data subjects’ in Articles 28 and 30 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR)?BackgroundThe General Data Protection...
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What guidance is available to prepare for no deal Brexit?As things stand, if the UK and EU fail to agree and ratify an international treaty setting...
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28th Jun
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Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the...
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28th Jun
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Do the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 provisions on ambulatory references apply to contracts?What is retained EU law?EU law takes effect in the...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird, Director and Head of Constitutional Affairs of Gowling WLG 28th Jun
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Do you have any guidance on whether Brexit is considered a force majeure event?We refer you to the following which may be of assistance:•Q&A: Is...
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